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Postby rippz » Thu Jun 07, 2007 10:03 pm

Why do intentional walks count against a pitchers WHIP???
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Re: Intentional Walks

Postby A Fleshner Fantasy » Thu Jun 07, 2007 10:10 pm

Because intentional or not, they are still walks.
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Re: Intentional Walks

Postby RED SOX LOVER » Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:00 pm

Rippz,

I was just thinking about the the other day...it sucks that they count against WHIP, but I guess it makes sense.
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Re: Intentional Walks

Postby LukeW9027 » Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:04 pm

Its just like how hit batters doesnt count against WHIP. It probably should, but its just not the definition of the stat. Its walks+hits/IP unintentional or intentional, its still a walk.
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Re: Intentional Walks

Postby rippz » Fri Jun 08, 2007 12:10 am

Thanks.... I just doesnt make sense to me because the SP has no choice.
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Re: Intentional Walks

Postby rookies and cream » Fri Jun 08, 2007 12:16 am

Thanks.... I just doesnt make sense to me because the SP has no choice.


I guess he has the choice of not getting into a situation in which he needs to issue an intentional walk. :D
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